Atmospheric Cornwall

There’s no doubt in my mind that Cornwall is a place like nowhere else in the UK, and part of this is because the strange artifacts of our ancestors are left about to view and marvel at.

Men-an-tol

What exactly is the Mên-an-Tol? What use did it have? Why isn’t there another one, somewhere else? [EXIF: Sony A7r III, FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS @ 24mm, 1/125sec @ f/10; ISO 200]

Lanyon Quoit

… and then Lanyon Quoit – a bit easier to explain as it’s thought to be a dolmen (a megalithic tomb) which would have been even more impressive in it’s original form. [EXIF: Sony A7r III, FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS @ 65mm, 1/125sec @ f/20; ISO 400]

There are also villages – such as the one at Chysauster (overlooking Mounts Bay) …

[EXIF: Sony A7r III, FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS @ 49mm, 1/125sec @ f/8; ISO 100]

… and burial chambers on a large scale – such as the one at Ballowall Barrow …

[EXIF: Sony A7r III, FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS @ 24mm, 1/60sec @ f/20; ISO 100]

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